Friday 20 April 2018

Game On - Special Exhibition

17 February 2018 - 13 May 2018
Open daily from 17 Feb to 13 May 2018

Map out the history of the hand-held game, from Victorian wooden toys to modern day digital games and fidget spinners. Discover how our fascination with simple, fiddly and addictive hand-busiers has developed over the decades. Have a go and find out which your favourite toys are! From rubik’s cubes to ball and cup games - there will be…

Workhouse Museum

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Join us for discussion on how museums interpret and interact with collections of police and prison heritage. What constitutes this type of collection? How are they understood and interpreted? What interactive and engagement strategies can we use to explore these sometimes difficult themes? The morning will feature 3 x PhD students sharing their work on research into museum displays, collections and…

Bar Convent Heritage Centre, Blossom Street, York

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